Mattis banned for Leeds clash

Walsall boss Chris Hutchings welcomes Rhys Weston back from suspension but loses Dwayne Mattis ahead of Leeds' visit to the Banks's Stadium.

Last Updated: 17/08/09 at 18:29

Mattis: Suspended

Mattis: Suspended

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Defender Weston served a one-game ban against Southend at the weekend following his red card in last Tuesday's Carling Cup defeat at Accrington.

But for the second game in succession, the Saddlers were forced to play a large part of the 2-2 draw against the Shrimpers with 10 men after midfielder Mattis was given his marching orders for a second bookable offence.

Troy Deeney and Sam Parkin are again expected to start up front, despite the best efforts of Alex Nicholls, with Deeney looking to get off the mark for this season and help create a repeat of last season's 1-0 home victory over United.

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2 Bradford 3 3 7
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5 Peterboro 3 1 6
6 Chesterfld 3 1 6
7 Crawley 3 0 6
8 Preston 3 4 5
9 Port Vale 3 2 5
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11 Swindon 3 1 4
12 Leyton Or 3 1 4
13 Gillingham 3 0 4
14 Coventry 3 0 4
15 Barnsley 3 0 4
16 Notts Co 3 0 4
17 Rochdale 3 1 3
18 Sheff Utd 3 -1 3
19 Yeovil 3 -4 3
20 Walsall 3 -1 2
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22 Colchester 3 -2 1
23 Crewe 3 -5 0
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